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Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate?™

Resources for Families

All families struggle will how to pass on personal belongings. Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?™ is here to help.

The resources on this page were specifically designed for:

These resources can help you guide families in transferring property.

Featured resources

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Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?™ Workbook

This 108-page workbook walks you through the entire process, from understanding the issues, identifying objects to transfer, reviewing distribution options, and managing conflicts. Also available as an interactive CD.

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Intergenerational land transfer Workshop

Two part workshop will give families the tools to start the land transfer process. Excellent resource for any woodland owner..

Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?™ DVD — This 13-minute video (on DVD) explains six factors important in successful transfer of personal, non-titled property. This is a perfect companion to the workbook for families.

Everyone Is Affected by Property Transfer — This online resource reviews how you may be affected by property transfer, the definition of “non-titled property,” six factors to consider when transferring property, and whether you are prepared.

Are You Prepared to Transfer the Yellow Pie Plate? — Quick quizzes for property owners, children and other potential property recipients, personal representatives or executors, and educators or caring professionals to help you determine if you are prepared for this process.

Family Stories About Transferring Property — Read about the experiences that real families have had with this issue. This may be a great discussion tool with your own family.

Families and Inheritance: Tips for Planning Ahead — Quick tips for avoiding common obstacles as you're planning ahead for property transfer.

Families and Personal Property Inheritance: A Top Ten List for Decision Making — This top ten list gives guidance as you move ahead with making decisions about property.

Inheriting Memories — Reviews what is unique about personal possessions and inheritance.

Critical Conversations About Inheritance: Can We Talk? — Ten tips for starting a conversation about inheritance.

Getting Started with Intergenerational land transfers — A successful land transfer involves family, a structure or business to manage the woodland, and the completing legal aspects of land ownership.

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